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US invites Sudan's warring parties to cease-fire talks in Switzerland

The cease-fire talks are set to kick off in Geneva, Switzerland, on August 14.
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People set up tents at a camp for internally displaced Sudanese from Sennar state, in the al-Huri district of Gedaref city in the east of war-torn Sudan on July 14, 2024.
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Death toll from fishing boat sunk in South Atlantic rises to 9 sailors. 4 are still missing at sea

Spanish authorities say at least nine sailors perished and four others are still missing in rough seas after a fishing vessel sank in the South Atlantic some 200 miles off the Falkland Islands
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25,000 ordered to evacuate as wildfires burn in Canada's Jasper National Park

The town of Jasper and Jasper National Park in Alberta have closed and are being evacuated due to active wildfires, the park said Tuesday.
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The town of Jasper and Jasper National Park in Alberta have closed and are being evacuated due to active wildfires, the park said Tuesday.
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Passenger plane crashes during takeoff in Nepal, killing 18, aviation officials say

The flight’s pilot survived, the aviation authority said, identifying him as Captain Manish Rana Shakya. He was transported to a local hospital with critical injuries, officials said.
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The flight’s pilot survived, the aviation authority said, identifying him as Captain Manish Rana Shakya. He was transported to a local hospital with critical injuries, officials said.
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Fierce storm topples tree at Cambodian Angkor temple complex, killing 1 and damaging statues

One person has been killed and three others injured at Cambodia’s famed centuries-old Angkor temple complex when a large tree was blown down onto their vehicle during a fierce rainstorm
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FILE - Tourists line up for stepping up Angkor Wat temple outside Siem Reap, Cambodia, Dec. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File)
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Britain's new Prime Minister Keir Starmer faces his first House of Commons grilling from lawmakers

Newly elected British leader Keir Starmer faced a House of Commons milestone on Wednesday
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Artist Kaya Mar holds up a picture at the entrance gate before Britain's Prime Minister Keir Starmer leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly Prime Ministers' Questions session in parliament in London, Wednesday, July 24, 2024. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
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Israel-Hamas war latest: Netanyahu is in Washington to address Congress ahead of cease-fire talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington to address Congress on Wednesday
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Smoke rises following an explosion in the Gaza Strip as seen from southern Israel, Tuesday, July 23, 2024. The army is battling Palestinian militants across Gaza in the war ignited by Hamas' Oct. 7 attack into Israel. (AP Photo/Ohad Zwigenberg)
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Sudan paramilitary leader plans to attend cease-fire talks in Switzerland hosted by US, Saudi Arabia

Sudan’s paramilitary leader has announced plans to attend cease-fire talks in Switzerland next month arranged by the United States and Saudi Arabia
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FILE -Gen. Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo, the deputy head of the military council speaks at a ceremony in the capital Khartoum, Sudan, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. Sudan's paramilitary leader has announced plans to attend ceasefire talks in Switzerland next month arranged by the United States and Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo, File)
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French prosecutors investigate gang rape allegations of an Australian woman who was visiting Paris

French prosecutors are investigating an alleged gang rape of an Australian woman visiting Paris where preparations to host the 2024 Olympics are in the final stretch
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FILE - A woman pulls her luggage along fences of the security perimeter, with Notre Dame cathedral in background, at the 2024 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 21, 2024, in Paris, France. French prosecutors are investigating an alleged rape of an Australian woman visiting Paris, just two days before the start of the 2024 Olympics. A 25-year-old Australian woman has reported to Paris authorities that she was gang raped last week, a statement from the public prosecutor’s office in the French capital said on Wednesday, July 24, 2024. (AP Photo/Thomas Padilla, File)
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Experts say a twice-yearly injection that offers 100% protection against HIV is 'stunning'

A study shows that a twice-yearly shot was 100% effective in preventing new HIV infections in women in Africa
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A pharmacist holds a vial of lenacapavir, at the Desmond Tutu Health Foundation's Masiphumelele Research Site, in Cape Town, South Africa, Tuesday, July 23, 2024. (AP Photo/Nardus Engelbrecht)
July 24

Chinese officials warn of risks from higher tariffs, urge US business leaders to help

Chinese officials have warned a delegation of top U.S. executives visiting Beijing this week that higher tariffs on imports from China will harm their businesses inside the country
July 24
In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, third right, holds talks with a United States business delegation including FedEx CEO Raj Subramaniam, fourth left, and Chindex CEO Roberta Lipson, third left, in Beijing on Monday, July 22, 2024. Chinese officials tell the visiting delegation of top U.S. executives that higher tariffs on imports from China will harm their businesses inside the country, as authorities double down on state secrets regulations at the same time the ruling Communist Party is vowing to improve the business environment for foreign investors. (Yue Yuewei/Xinhua via AP)
July 24

Bangladesh crawls back to normalcy after violent clashes that killed nearly 200 people

Bangladesh is crawling back to normalcy after more than a week of chaos over student protests involving a quota system in government jobs
July 24
Bangladeshi army patrols in an armored vehicle the Dhaka-Chittagong highway on the fourth day of curfew imposed by the government amidst the countrywide deadly clashes, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, July 23, 2024. Internet and mobile data services are still down despite apparent calm in Bangladesh following a verdict that scaled back a controversial quota system for government jobs after weeks of relentless protests that turned deadly. (AP Photo/Rajib Dhar)
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Internet partially restored in parts of Bangladesh as local media report at least 197 deaths in clashes since July 16

Internet partially restored in parts of Bangladesh as local media report at least 197 deaths in clashes since July 16
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July 24

Plane crashes at Nepal airport, killing all onboard but pilot, officials say

The Saurya Airlines flight was scheduled to depart Kathmandu Wednesday morning.
July 24
Rescuers and army personnel stand at the site after a Saurya Airlines' plane crashed during takeoff at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on July 24, 2024.
July 24

Philippines and Singapore broaden defense ties with a new agreement

The Philippines is signing a defense pact with Singapore that will allow their militaries to broaden their engagement, including holding joint exercises to prepare for humanitarian emergencies and other contingencies
July 24
FILE - Philippines' Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro Jr. speaks during a press conference in the sidelines of Japan and Philippines Foreign and Defense ministers meeting at a hotel in Taguig, Philippines, July 8, 2024. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
July 24

Ukraine's foreign minister seeking 'common ground' with China in talks on ending war

Ukraine’s foreign minister says he is seeking “common ground” in talks with his Chinese counterpart on ending his country’s war with Russia
July 24
FILE -Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba attends a meeting with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, not pictured, July 9, 2024, at the State Department in Washington. Ukraine's foreign minister said Wednesday that he is seeking “common ground” in talks with his Chinese counterpart on ending his country's war with Russia. (AP Photo/Stephanie Scarbrough, File)
July 24

Climate activists glue themselves to a taxiway at Cologne-Bonn Airport

Authorities say climate activists have glued themselves to the ground at Cologne-Bonn Airport in western Germany forcing the suspension of flights
July 24
Police officers stand next to a hole in the fence at Cologne/Bonn Airport, Germany, Wednesday July 24, 2024. Climate activists have caused an interruption to air traffic at Cologne/Bonn Airport. (dpa via AP)
July 24

Police say 18 bodies have been recovered after a plane carrying 19 people slipped off the runway at a Nepal airport

Police say 18 bodies have been recovered after a plane carrying 19 people slipped off the runway at a Nepal airport
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A doctor says the pilot survived the crash of a plane at Nepal's main airport; status of other 18 on board unclear

A doctor says the pilot survived the crash of a plane at Nepal's main airport; status of other 18 on board unclear
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A committee approves bill to regulate Turkey's stray dog population, raising mass killing fears

A Turkish parliamentary commission has approved a bill aimed at regulating the country’s large stray dog population
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A stray dog rests at Kadikoy sea promenade in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, July 6, 2024. A Turkish parliamentary commission has approved a bill aimed at regulating the country's large stray dog population, a move that has raised concerns among animal rights advocates who fear many of the dogs would be killed or end up in neglected and overcrowded shelters. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 24

Man arrested after British soldier was stabbed in attack near barracks

A 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a British army officer was stabbed and seriously injured near a barracks in southeast England
July 24
A man in military uniform stands beside a police cordon at the scene in Sally Port Gardens in Gillingham, Kent, England, Wednesday, July 24, 2024, after a soldier in uniform was stabbed on Tuesday evening, close to Brompton Barracks, the headquarters of the British Army's 1 Royal School of Military Engineering Regiment. The victim was airlifted to hospital for treatment and a 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
July 24

Plane crashes just after takeoff from Nepal's capital, killing 18 people. Pilot is lone survivor

A domestic plane crashed just after taking off from the airport serving Nepal’s capital
July 24
Nepal army personnel stand by a plane crash site at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, July 24, 2024. State television in Nepal says a plane has slipped off the runway and crashed while trying to take off from the Kathmandu airport. (AP Photo/Sujan Gurung)
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State television says a plane with 19 people on board has slipped off the runway and crashed at Kathmandu airport

State television says a plane with 19 people on board has slipped off the runway and crashed at Kathmandu airport
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Farmers in Africa say their soil is dying and chemical fertilizers are in part to blame

Farmers in Africa are blaming chemical fertilizers for increasingly acidic soils that have led to production decline
July 24
Benson Wanjala talks about the health of his soil at his farm in Machakos, Kenya, Tuesday, May 21, 2024. (AP Photo/Andrew Kasuku)
July 24

New Zealand's inquiry into systemic abuse follows 2 decades of similar probes worldwide

New Zealand is the latest country to confront cruel, systemic and commonplace abuse of children and vulnerable adults in state and faith-based care institutions
July 24
People arrive at Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand, on Wednesday, July 24, 2024, for the tabling of a wide-ranging independent inquiry into the abuse of children and vulnerable adults in care over the span of five decades wrote in a blistering final report. (AP Photo/Charlotte Graham-McLay)
July 24

Germany carries out raids and bans a group accused of links to Iran and support for Hezbollah

The German government has banned an organization accused of being an “outpost” of Iran's theocracy, promoting the ideology of its leadership and supporting Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant group
July 24
A police officer walks outside the Islamic Center Hamburg with the Imam Ali Mosque during a raid Wednesday, July 24, 2024, Hamburg, Germany. (Daniel Bockwoldt/dpa via AP)
July 24

Under President Milei, the worst economic crisis in decades puts Argentine ingenuity to the test

The political establishment’s failure to fix decades of crisis in Argentina explains the tide of popular rage that vaulted the irascible Javier Milei, a self-declared “anarcho-capitalist,” to the presidency
July 24
FILE - People eat a hot meal provided by the organization "Red Solidaria," or Solidarity Network, at an open-air soup kitchen set up every night in the Plaza de Mayo, a few meters from the government house in Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 6, 2024. Argentine President Javier Milei has scrapped price controls and slashed subsidies, causing prices to skyrocket in a country that already had among the world’s highest inflation rates. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)
July 24

Japan protests against Russia's entry ban on 13 mostly business leaders over sanctions

Japan’s government says it has protested against Russia’s announcement that it is permanently banning 13 Japanese citizens, mostly business leaders of prominent companies including Toyota Motor Corp., in retaliation for Tokyo’s sanctions over the Russi...
July 24
FILE - Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi address the United Nations Security Council at U.N. headquarters, Feb. 24, 2023. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
July 24

Explosion and fire hit tequila factory in Mexico, killing at least 5 workers, officials say

Mexican officials say an explosion and fire erupted inside a tequila factory, killing at least five workers and injuring two others at the site in the liquor’s namesake town in Jalisco state
July 24
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Vietnam allows big companies to buy clean energy directly to meet their climate targets

Vietnam has passed a decree radically loosening the Communist Party-ruled state’s control on how electricity is sold to private companies
July 24
This photo shows power lines in Hanoi, Vietnam, Tuesday, July 9, 2024. Vietnam will let electricity-guzzling factories buy electricity from wind and solar power producers, helping big companies like Samsung Electronics meet their climate targets and relieving pressure on the country's overstrained grid. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)
July 24

200,000 people were abused in New Zealand institutions that failed for decades to stop it

Nearly a third of the children and vulnerable adults in state, foster and faith-based care in New Zealand between 1950 and 1999 were physically, sexually, verbally or psychologically harmed
July 24
People arrive at Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand, on Wednesday, July 24, 2024, for the tabling of a wide-ranging independent inquiry into the abuse of children and vulnerable adults in care over the span of five decades wrote in a blistering final report. (AP Photo/Charlotte Graham-McLay)
July 23

Taiwan prepares for a strong typhoon that worsened monsoon rains in the Philippines, killing 13

Taiwan has shuttered offices, schools and tourist sites across the island ahead of a powerful typhoon due to make landfall later Wednesday
July 23
People walk in the rain as Typhoon Gaemi approaches in Taipei, Taiwan, Wednesday, July 24, 2024. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
July 23

Yonhap news agency says North Korean trash balloons have fallen on the compound of South Korea’s presidential office

Yonhap news agency says North Korean trash balloons have fallen on the compound of South Korea’s presidential office
July 23
July 23

John Mayall, tireless and influential British blues pioneer, dies at 90

John Mayall, the British blues musician whose influential band the Bluesbreakers was a training ground for Eric Clapton, Mick Fleetwood and many other superstars, has died
July 23
FILE - British Blues pioneer John Mayall performs with this band the Bluesbreakers at the Deutsche Museum in Munich, West Germany, on Jan. 21, 1970. Mayall, the British blues musician whose influential band the Bluesbreakers was a training ground for Eric Clapton, Mick Fleetwood and many other superstars, died Monday, July 22, 2024, at his home in California. He was 90. (AP Photo/Claus Hampel, File)
July 23

Biofuel Bentleys are coming for Britain's green king

What do you do when you travel in a chauffeur-driven Bentley but want to be known as the green king
July 23
Britain's King Charles III and Queen Camilla arrive to attend the special sitting of the States of Deliberation, at Guernsey Parliament at Saint Peter Port, Guernsey, during their two day visit to the Channel Islands, Tuesday July 16, 2024. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)
July 23

Trash dropped by a North Korean balloon falls on South Korea’s presidential compound

Trash carried by at least one North Korean balloon has fallen on the South Korean presidential compound, raising worries about the security of key South Korean facilities during North Korean provocations
July 23
A visitor takes photos toward the North Korea side from the Unification Observation Post in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, Wednesday, July 24, 2024. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 23

South Korea says North Korea is again flying balloons likely carrying trash toward South Korea

South Korea says North Korea is again flying balloons likely carrying trash toward South Korea
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July 23

25,000 ordered to evacuate as wildfires burn in Canada's Jasper National Park

The town of Jasper and Jasper National Park in Alberta have closed.
July 23
A reception centre is readied for wildfire evacuees forced from Jasper National Park in Calgary, Alta., July 23, 2024.
July 23

At least 6 people are dead and 7 are missing after a fishing vessel sinks in the South Atlantic

British and Spanish maritime officials say a fishing boat carrying 27 people has sunk nearly 200 miles off the Falkland Islands, leaving at least six people dead and seven people missing
July 23
July 23

British and Spanish officials say at least 6 people dead and 7 missing after fishing boat sinks off Falkland Islands

British and Spanish officials say at least 6 people dead and 7 missing after fishing boat sinks off Falkland Islands
July 23
July 23

Polar bear in Canadian zoo drowned after rough play with fellow bear, necropsy finds

A necropsy has shown that a polar bear who died after rough play with a fellow bear in a zoo in western Canada drowned after his throat was crushed
July 23
July 23

A group of 2,000 migrants advance through southern Mexico in hopes of reaching the US

A group of 2,000 migrants from dozens of countries have set out on foot from Tapachula, a city in southern Mexico, as they attempt to reach the U.S.
July 23
Migrants walk along the highway through Suchiate, Chiapas state in southern Mexico, Sunday, July 21, 2024, during their journey north toward the U.S. border. (AP Photo/Edgar H. Clemente)
July 23

Protesters on Capitol Hill call for cease-fire in Gaza

Protesters on Capitol Hill are calling for a cease-fire in Gaza ahead of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress on Wednesday.
July 23
VIDEO: Protesters on Capitol Hill call for cease-fire in Gaza
July 23

Family of aid worker detained in Central African Republic for alleged rebel contacts urge release

The family of a Portuguese-Belgian aid worker detained in the Central African Republic for allegedly being in touch with armed groups to plot a coup have maintaining his innocence and called for his release, even as the African government says it had e...
July 23
This family handout provided by Georges Martin shows his brother, Joseph Figueira Martin, left, and his mother Teodora Figueira, during a dinner at a restaurant in Tavira, Portugal, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. Two months after Joseph Figueira Martin, a Portuguese-Belgian aid worker, was arrested in Central African Republic over spying allegations, he is still held in a military prison without charges and is on his second week of hunger strike, his family said on Tuesday. (Georges Martin via AP)
July 23

France's Macron says he'll maintain a centrist caretaker government through the entire Olympics to avoid “disorder”

France's Macron says he'll maintain a centrist caretaker government through the entire Olympics to avoid “disorder”
July 23
July 23

Hamas and Fatah agree to form a government. What does it mean and who are these Palestinian groups?

Palestinian factions and bitter foes Hamas and Fatah have signed a declaration in China vowing to form a unity government that would rule over the occupied West Bank and Gaza when the Israel-Hamas war ends
July 23
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi, center, hosts an event for Mahmoud al-Aloul, left, vice chairman of Fatah, and Mussa Abu Marzuk, a senior member of Hamas, to meet at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Tuesday, July 23, 2024. (Pedro Pardo/Pool Photo via AP)
July 23

France's Macron says he'll keep the centrist caretaker government on through the Olympics

French President Emmanuel Macron says he'll maintain his centrist caretaker government through the end of the Olympic Games in mid-August to avoid “disorder.”
July 23
French President Emmanuel Macron speaks, during the IOC Session Opening Ceremony at the Louis Vuitton Foundation ahead of the 2024 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 22, 2024, in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
July 23

A Russian internet pioneer is handed a 2-year prison sentence by Moscow court

One of Russia’s internet pioneers has been sentenced to two years in prison on charges of abuse of office
July 23
July 23

Climate change imperils drought-stricken Morocco’s cereal farmers and its food supply

Golden fields of wheat no longer produce the bounty they once did in Morocco
July 23
A farmer works in a wheat field on the outskirts of Kenitra, Morocco, Friday, June 21, 2024. Golden fields of wheat no longer produce the bounty they once did in Morocco. A six-year drought has imperiled the country's entire agriculture sector, including farmers who grow cereals and grains used to feed humans and animals. (AP Photo)
July 23

The death toll has risen to 229 from mudslides in a remote part of Ethiopia

The death toll has risen to 229 from mudslides in a remote part of Ethiopia
July 23